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The Keith Law Show

The offseason, how we talk about players and contracts, and the Phillies' direction w/Bill Baer

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Keith is joined by Bill Baer, author of the Baer in Mind newsletter, to discuss Drew Smyly's quick move to Atlanta, the unusual position of fans taking the side of MLB owners over the players, and the Phillies' current GM vacancy and near-future direction. Rundown 3:10 Drew Smyly to Atlanta & Pillow Deals 4:40 Marcus Stroman Accepts the Qualifying Offer 8:14 The Puzzling Nature of Fans Backing Owners Over Players 10:56 Changing the Way We Talk About Players and Their Contracts 15:11 The Struggle to Grasp the Magnitude of the Owners' Wealth 18:50 What Should the Phillies Do with Their Front Office Vacancies? 21:33 Fixing the Phillies’ Roster & Choosing a Direction 29:00 The Damage Being Done with Minor League Contraction Follow Keith on Twitter: @keithlaw Follow Bill on Twitter: @baer_bill Check out Bill's newsletter 'Baer in Mind': https://baerinmind.substack.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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by The Athletic